POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases (Pounds from TRI Sources)

County: LAKE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 90%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ZINC COMPOUNDS5,524,205
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS3,071,923
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,042,802
    ETHYLENE2,227,900
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID657,047
    PROPYLENE414,510
    SULFURIC ACID206,510
    AMMONIA185,172
    LEAD COMPOUNDS175,060
    N-HEXANE164,153
    PHENANTHRENE115,398
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS109,358
    TOLUENE96,614
    NAPHTHALENE92,324
    PROPIONALDEHYDE90,863
    CARBONYL SULFIDE83,000
    METHANOL80,807
    BENZENE68,325
    ACETALDEHYDE63,155
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS62,150
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)60,563
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID52,000
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS50,770
    ANTHRACENE49,820
    COPPER COMPOUNDS49,815
    PHENOL41,682
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE36,460
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS35,056
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS23,957
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS22,031
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS21,551
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS18,539
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER15,340
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE15,065
    GLYCOL ETHERS14,540
    CYCLOHEXANE11,539
    PROPYLENE OXIDE10,514
    1,3-BUTADIENE10,155
    ETHYLBENZENE9,997
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)9,088
    CHLORINE6,975
    ALUMINUM5,957
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE5,768
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,535
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE3,800
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE3,764
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE3,130
    CUMENE1,905
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS1,110
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS996
    STYRENE826
    O-CRESOL800
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL526
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE505
    CARBON DISULFIDE502
    PERCHLOROMETHYL MERCAPTAN500
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE461
    DIBENZOFURAN420
    BIPHENYL352
    CHLOROFORM260
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)255
    ZINC250
    FORMALDEHYDE113
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS110
    BUTYL ACRYLATE70
    BROMINE65
    LEAD63
    FORMIC ACID54
    PYRIDINE35
    MANGANESE26
    MERCURY24
    DIETHANOLAMINE15
    CHROMIUM14
    CHLOROBENZENE10
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE10
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE10
    DICHLOROMETHANE10
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL10
    SODIUM NITRITE10
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE10
    ACETONITRILE10
    NICKEL8
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE5
    CAMPHECHLOR.550

    Note: See Dioxin Compounds Summary for the contribution of dioxins to this release or waste management category (in grams).